Ashaki M. Jackson

Poet

Los Angeles, CA

Author's Bio

Ashaki M. Jackson is a social psychologist and poet. She is a Cave Canem and VONA alumna whose work appears in CURA, Pluck! and Prairie Schooner among others. She is the author of two chapter-length collections – Surveillance (Writ Large Press) and Language Lesson (MIEL). She lives in Los Angeles.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Dismantle: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop (AK Press, 2014)
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Read Women: An Anthology (Locked Horn Press, 2014)
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Cave Canem XIII (Willow Books, 2013)
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Cave Canem XII (Willow Books, 2012)
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Cave Canem XI (Cave Canem, 2007)
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Coloring Book (Rattlecat Press, 2004)
Chapbook:
Surveillance (Writ Large Press, 2016)
Journals:
Mujeres de Maiz, Flor y Canto
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Generations
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PLUCK!
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San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly
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Suisun Valley Review
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The Drunken Boat
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The Splinter Generation

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American, Native American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
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Last update: May 07, 2016